Joss Whedon’s Marvel S.H.I.E.L.D pilot announced
That Joss Whedon Avengers-themed Marvel TV show? It’s officially called S.H.I.E.L.D, and it’s just gone into production…
Since the announcement arrived that Joss Whedon was working on an ABC TV pilot set in The Avengers universe, the speculation came thick and fast. Was Whedon planning on collaborating with Guillermo del Toro on the mooted Hulk series? Would he be bringing lesser-known Marvel characters to the small screen?
No, and almost certainly come our answers today, with the news that Whedon’s Marvel series officially goes by the name of S.H.I.E.L.D and is based on workings of the Marvel universe's peacekeeping organisation (known as the Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate or Strategic Homeland Intervention Enforcement and Logistics Division, depending on your source).
Whedon is set to write S.H.I.E.L.D with long-time Dollhouse and Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog collaborators Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. He’ll also direct the pilot (which has already gone into production) schedule permitting. That all sounds like rather good news wouldn't you say?
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